. we have the whole team here this morning, peter ogburn dan henning. phil bachus has the phones and cyprian, videographer extraordinaire. before we get back to the issue of guns and schools, very interesting. it surprised me yesterday, an announcement by the american cancer society. this is dr. lynn lichtenfeldt on some amazing progress in this area. no cure yet, but progress. >> the biggest good news is that since 1991, we have had a 20% decline in cancer death rates here in the united states. >> i want to talk about that. you here so much about cancer in normal people, but more and more people obviously surviving. >> yeah. >> cancer because of advances in medical treatment. but, also dr. lichtenfeldt said something else responsible for this death in cancer rates. >> clearly because people are not spokemoking and not using tobacco anywhere near as much as they did, both men and women have had a significant decrease in lung cancer deaths for example. >> that's remarkable since we have really cracked down on smoking. right? >> yeah. >> 20% reduction.